Re: Current status of your swt-gtk package
* Joe Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2005-10-22 14:51]:
> >From http://www.backports.org/~mkoch/unstable/ eclipse_3.1-10.diff.gz it
> >appears that first the (bootstrap) ecj compiler is built using gcj, then
> >the rest of eclipse is compiled with the natively compiled bootstrap ecj.
> Ok. The natively compiled ecj, does this then compile a non-native ecj? If
> so that kind of reminds me of the gcc boostrapping.
Yes. This is the procedure we worked out for bootstrapping Eclipse builds
for Fedora. I've actually found some issues with a natively-compiled ecj
being used for the rest of the Eclipse build so we do this:
1. build ecj to bytecode using gcj -C
2. use the resulting ecj to re-build itself (using upstream's methods)
3. use _this_ resulting ecj as the "javac" for the rest of the Eclipse
build procecudure (again using upstream's methods)
After the upstream build procedure finishes, we natively-compile each jar